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Elevated liver enzymes pre-HIV and pre-meds

Hi Dr HolodniyI had ALT;17 and AST:48 last year when I was HIV negative. Three months after seroconversion, both numbers are in the 80s. I have been tested negative for HBV and HCV in the most recent blood work. I am not on any medication (HAART or...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...One can certainly see elevated liver enzymes as a result of acute HIV infection. Three months after HIV infection is a bit long to see elevated enzymes, although it is possible. In addition to alcohol, Read more »

HIV & ENZYMES

IN MY OF THE M.D COLUMNS I READ THE WORD ENZYMES IN HIV PATIENTS. I BELIVE IT WAS IN A COLUMN ON... Read more »

binge drinking, ekevated liver enzymes and HIV.

Dr. Bob, I drink too much alcohol almost every day for the past ten years. I had an unprotected... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Human Enzyme Could Hold Key to New AIDS Drug

...which they were made and thus unable to infect other cells, halting the spread of the virus within the body ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 7/15/02). Scientists later discovered that CEM-15 is actually the previously discovered enzyme... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Table of Contents The Basics The HIV Lifecycle Approved HIV Drugs Combining HIV Drugs The Bottom Line The Basics HIV drugs cannot cure HIV but they Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

... "In 2001, HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was initiated in western Kenya," explained the authors of the current study, which sought to Read more »
AIDSinfo

The HIV Life Cycle

... Click to enlarge Binding and Fusion: HIV begins its life cycle when it binds to a CD4 receptor and one of two co-receptors on the surface of a CD4+ T- lymphocyte Read more »
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are enzymes related to hiv testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was wondering if when you donate plasma and they test your enzyme levels in your liver and stuff does it have to do with hiv.I'm wondering becuase i was told my enzyme levels were low when they tested my plasma and they needed to take 2 tubes... Read more »

New HIV therapy shows promise

Posted by losing_it, 1 Reply
...today..... WASHINGTON (AP) -- Researchers may finally be on track to fight the AIDS virus by blocking a long-elusive target, an HIV enzyme called integrase. An experimental drug that inhibits the enzyme helped to keep the infection in check in... Read more »

accept your results

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
..."reactive" only when a positive result has been confirmed in a second test of the original sample. In subjects with clinical AIDS, the sensitivity of EIA is close to 100%, but newly infected individuals may not develop detectable antibodies for... Read more »

Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
...question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always high.my liver always hurts and is sore. Read more »